The case was brought against Monroe County Sheriff Rick Ramsay on behalf of Peter Brown, who was detained by the county at ICE’s request. Brown’s repeated pleas that he was a U.S. citizen and could not be held for ICE went ignored.
National Coalition Against Censorship calls on Florida prison officials to stop censoring the Militant newspaper
The National Coalition Against Censorship sent a letter (see attached) to Florida prison officials calling on them to cease their frequent impoundment and censorship of the Militant, a socialist newsweekly published in defense of the interests of working people since 1928.
ACLU, ACLU of Florida, NAACP-LDF File Complaint Against Discriminatory Hair Policies in Florida Schools
The complaint argues that because A Book’s receives public funding, its policy violates the Civil Rights Act of 1964.
Distinguished scholar, community leader and non-profit administrator brings his passion for civil liberties work to Florida
A legal challenge to Miami-Dade County’s policy of arresting and jailing people for ICE upon request has survived multiple motions to dismiss filed by both the county and the federal government.
“The passage of Amendment 6 is a threat to the balance of the rights of all parties in a criminal case that is necessary to ensure that innocent individuals are not wrongly convicted. Florida voters took an important step toward meaningful criminal justice reform with the passage of Amendment 11.”
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